Jennifer J. Hofherr, MS, OTR/L, CNT, NTMTC, NIDCAP Trainer


Jennifer has been an occupational therapist for over 30 years. Her interest in infants has led her to provide training and consultation internationally on developmental care practices within neonatal intensive care. Jennifer is currently the program manager for the interdiscipline neonatal therapy team at NCH. Jennifer enjoys creating clinical tools to support the integration of qualitative and quantitative data to improve patient outcomes.

Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Board of Directors - Treasurer-elect, NIDCAP Federation International, 2023 - Present

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 07/24/2013

Graduate School Erikson Institute Date Completed: 05/20/2013
Undergraduate School Creighton University Date Completed: 05/24/1988
Professional Experience

2013 - Present Nationwide Children's Hospital, Neonatal Therapy Program Manager

2010 - 2012 Erikson Institute, Dissemination Specialist/Trainer

1997 - 2010 University of Illinois Medical Center, Occupational Therapist/NIDCAP Trainer

1994 - 1997 Hospital for Sick Children, Washington DC, Occupational Therapist Clinical Specialist

1988 - 1994 Phoenix Children's Hospital, Occupational Therapist

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